This Week at the Law Library …

Spotlight on Wrongful Convictions

Wednesday, Oct. 2 is International Wrongful Conviction Day. The day is designed to raise awareness of the causes of wrongful convictions and publicize potential solutions. Be sure and check out our display on wrongful convictions that highlights the problem in general and some of the work of our own Ohio Innocence Project.

Research Instruction

Tuesday, Oct. 1

  • Prof. Oliver’s Lawyering I, section 6
    • Electronic Resources & Instructional Services Librarian Ron Jones will teach section 6 how to research statutes
    • 3:05pm – 4:30pm
    • Room 100B

Wednesday, Oct. 2

  • Prof. Oliver’s Lawyering I, section 2
    • Electronic Resources & Instructional Services Librarian Ron Jones will teach section 2 how to research statutes
    • 1:30pm – 2:55pm
    • Room 100B

Thursday, Oct. 3

  • Library & Lexis Lunch & Learn on Terms & Connectors Searching
    • Associate Director of Public & Research Services Susan Boland and Lexis Representative Ashley Russell will go over terms and connectors searching
    • 12:15pm – 1:15pm
    • Room 100A
    • Lunch & Lexis points provided!

Featured Database

  • ProQuest’s Criminal Justice database
    • ProQuest Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends. It covers books, dissertations & theses, magazines, Other Sources, reports, scholarly journals, trade journals, and working papers.

Featured Study Aids

Featured Treatise

Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month is nationally recognized during the dates of September 15 – October 15 as of 1988 to acknowledge the important contributions made by Hispanic and Latino-Americans to the United States. This year the theme is “Hispanic Americans: A History of Serving Our Nation.”

President Trump’s Proclamation

Governor DeWine’s Proclamation

Local Events:

  • Journey of Latina Judge Marilyn Zayas ’97: An Insider’s View of Ohio’s Court of Appeals for University and Law School Students, Wednesday, October 2nd, 2:00-3:30pm, First District Court of Appeals, 230 E. 9th St., 12th Floor.  Join Judge Zayas as she shares her personal journey to encourage and inspire the next generation to pursue their dreams regardless of the challenges they face.  RSVP here.
  • Being Brown: Sonia Sotomayor and the Latinx Question, Lázaro Lima, Hunter College, CUNY, 4 PM, October 3 at the Taft Research Center
  • Ohio Latino Student Summit, Friday, Oct. 4 8am – 4pm TUC 4th Floor
  • Latin Night with LEA, Friday Oct. 4 TBA
  • Volunteer Day with The Cincinnati USA Hispanic Chamber, Sunday Oct. 12, 8:30am – 12:30pm
  • Hispanic Heritage Month Ending Taco Tuesday, Tuesday Oct. 15 2pm – 4pm at the EPS Office

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